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(BNG 2021 VX) Leverage Blue to Support All of Your Student Experience Surveys, Explorance

Insight depends on reliable and accurate data that covers the subject being analyzed from multiple touch points. In this session, we explore how you can leverage Blue to gather data about all of students’ experiences and use it to extract rich insight for the different stakeholders.

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(BNG 2021 VX) Explorance Consulting Insights: Scale Blue Outside the Classroom and into Employee Experience, Explorance

While one way to use Blue is measuring the student experience in classrooms, there is so much more Blue can do outside the classroom for faculty, staff, and administrators. Faculty and staff, welcoming students to your institutions, are advisors and mentors. They are key to your students’ ongoing success. Providing a great employee experience inspires [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) The Age of Continuous Connection, Explorance

With the rise of mixed in-person, remote, and hybrid courses, see how you can gather the insights you need to shape the learning experience with Bluepulse.

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(BNG 2021 VX) FRG: Understanding Course Characteristics and Response Rates: A Path to Improving Courses and Use of Course Evaluation Results, University of Minnesota

The purpose of our research is to 1) provide senior administrators with insights to inform ongoing improvements based on student evaluation of teaching results and; 2) lay the foundation for wider research into whether (and how) bias may influence student evaluation of teaching results. Our focus is course characteristics and their impact on response rates, [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) “Blue Question Bank or No Blue Question Bank?” A case study: The UMGC Capstone Surveys, University of Maryland Global Campus

We at UMGC can ascertain the students’ level of satisfaction in each class taught in any given term. We run a course evaluation survey in every class at the end of each term about the student experience with the instructor, the course design, and the course objectives in the class. These measures however are at [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) FRG: Digital Learning: Continuous Professional Development of Physicians, University West & Reykjavik University

Continuous professional development (CPD) is an important, yet often overlooked, part of higher education. While a large body of literature exists on formal learning and e-training, aspects of self-directed and informal digital learning in CPD are still under-researched. The aim of this project was: i) to explore physicians informal learning (e.g., collegial communication, collaboration and [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) More Than a Handshake: Insights from over 200 Blue-LMS Integrations, Explorance

Our Native Blue-LMS Integrations are more and more becoming the main drivers to increase response rates. In this presentation, we share with you our experience-based knowledge that has been acquired through integrating more than 150 institutions. We also walk through some of the best practices highlighting their impacts on the different stakeholders which will help [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) We Were Splitters, but Are Now Lumpers: Implications for Our Blue Project and Report Management, University of Maine

In our initial years using Blue, we managed variable timing of course evaluations throughout the semester by defining different projects that covered different periods. We also split departments with different questions into their own projects. Recently, we have moved towards one project per semester in Blue, in order to simplify evaluation and report management. In [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) Lecturers’ Engagement with Blue Explorance Question Personalisation: An Imperative for Response-able Evaluations, Wits University

The QP feature on the Blue Explorance system affords lecturers a voice in the evaluation process by allowing them to create response-able evaluations that are disciplinary and context-relevant in the era of and beyond the covid pandemic. This presentation explores QP data drawn from the Blue Explorance system across 12 projects to identify lecturers’ use [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) FRG: Enhancing Learner Satisfaction with Challenging Pedagogical Content Through Student-feedback-based Course Redesign, Australian Catholic University

This presentation aims to demonstrate the use of Student Evaluation of Teaching and Learning (SELT) survey data in identifying factors affecting student satisfaction in a Bachelor of Education unit in the academic year greatly affected by COVID-19. The presentation also illustrates how the data analysis outcomes were used a basis for course redesign and adaptation [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) FRG: Using Qualitative Student Feedback to Guide First-Year Advising Program: Means to Improve Student Success and Retention, Saint Mary’s College of California

In order to diagnose the effectiveness of our First Year Advising Cohort (FYAC) program and amplify highimpact advising activities on first-year student satisfaction, success, and retention, this study is designing and implementing a sustainable assessment cycle that regularly integrates qualitative evidence of our students’ experiences with quantitative institutional data. We collected qualitative evidence using the [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) Making Student Ratings Meaningful to Faculty: Faculty Creation of a New Type of Student Ratings Instrument, California State University, Fresno

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(BNG 2021 VX) What’s New with Blue Dashboard, Explorance

Blue Dashboard is an add-on analytics module within the Blue XM platform. It is specially conceived to support data-driven decision making at every level of an institution. The user interface is built for stakeholders such as faculty and senior administrators, with easy navigation and interactivity of the data to unveil actionable insights from your course [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) Blue Reporting with Dynamic Report Access and Merged Subjects, Bowdoin College & Explorance

In Fall 2020, Bowdoin College worked with Explorance to redesign our data structure and reports in Blue in order to better meet our institutional reporting needs for our Bowdoin Course Questionnaires (BCQs). We recreated four custom reports using standard Blue functionality, enabled Dynamic Report Access (a dynamic way to allow academic leaders access to their [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) FRG: Factors Influencing Feedback & Engagement: Faculty and Student Perspectives, Dalhousie University

Perspectives from faculty and students were solicited using online surveys to explore the potential relationship between engagement strategies and response rates for formal student feedback. Within this context, we also examined the strategies used to elicit student feedback (both formal and informal), the topics and types of feedback sought by instructors, and how student feedback [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) Putting Blue to Work at Washtenaw Community College V 2.0, Washtenaw Community & Explorance

How do you really take full advantage of your investment in BLUE and the qualified Blue Administrators you have on your campus during a global pandemic when normal operations are in constant fluctuation? You maximize this powerful tools potential by leveraging it for more than course and instructor evaluations. This session follows up on our [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) FRG: Mining Course Evaluation Text Analytics to Develop Strategies that Increase Teaching Effectiveness, University of Florida

Historically, analyzing student’s written feedback from students into common themes or contextualizing the data has proven problematic at best or non-existent at worse. As a result, administrators (deans, department chairs, Promotion & Tenure offices) have not been able to utilize the free text comments to improve teaching practices. The primary goal of this grant is [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) Faculty and Student Engagement: The Key to Improving Response Rates in Online Evaluations, Wayne State University

Strong response rates are essential to trustworthy evaluations of teaching. Our team has investigated several new approaches to improve our response rates. Our first year, working with only online savvy classes, we were able to beat paper response rates. Since then, after our expansion of the online environment across the university has resulted in lower, [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) FRG: CURE in the time of COVID-19: Student Perception and Learning in Virtual Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences, Kennesaw State University

Undergraduate research represents one of the highest impact practices in STEM degrees and Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) are a popular model to incorporate meaningful undergraduate research experiences in the classroom. CURE traditionally put a heavy emphasis on hands-on laboratory or field-based research where students engage in data collection in a very experiential manner, but—as [...]

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(BNG 2021 VX) Leveraging QBank to the Fullest: Department and Program Customization and Looking Forward to Gen Ed Accreditation Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill

Managing a questionnaire with over 430 unique questions and section titles has been part of the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Student Evaluations of Teaching (SET) process for more than a decade now, but moving that into QBank has greatly improved what CAS can do and how quickly we can generate reports in Blue [...]

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